Project Planning Manager

Community impact. Inspirational results.

Be a part of the team of Design and Construction professionals supporting Encompass Health, the leader in the inpatient rehabilitation industry. As part of Encompass Health's Home Office, you'll empower your hospital colleagues to deliver unparalleled patient care. From our compassionate culture to our growth opportunities, you'll be able to build a career that makes an impact.

Position Purpose

The Design & Construction Project Planning Manager assists with the strategic planning of capital projects comprising both new construction and renovation projects. The Project Planning Manager is responsible for organizing the project goals including scope, schedule, and budget to communicate with key stakeholders.

Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Identifies scope to meet Operations objectives and initiatives.
  • Works with Planning Director and key stakeholders in Real Estate and Development departments to assist in growth efforts.
  • Oversees site diligence and identifies required regulatory processes to verify viability of future new markets.
  • Engages with Preconstruction team on cost estimates to prepare funding approval packages.
  • Manages design consultants, vendors, and project schedules.
  • Assists in the required regulatory notifications and impact regarding project costs and schedules.
  • This position must sit at in Home Office in Birmingham, AL.
  • This position offers a hybrid schedule.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Design, Marketing, Management, or related degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience.
  • Computer experience preferred, including use of Adobe, Microsoft Teams, PowerPoint, and PeopleSoft.

A little about us

We're confident you'll see the difference the moment you join our team. Working at Encompass Health means working with a growing national inpatient rehabilitation leader. We're proud of our career growth opportunities and how our team members work together for the greater good of our patients. We've been named one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" and a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work ForĀ® Award, among others, which is pretty amazing.

Our benefits start day one

  • Affordable medical, dental and vision plans for full-time and part-time employees and their families.
  • Generous paid time off that accrues over time.
  • Tuition reimbursement and continuing education opportunities.
  • Company-matching 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans.
  • Flexible spending and health savings accounts.
  • A community of people who love what they do. Yes, we see that as a benefit.

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Birmingham, Alabama


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